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of treasury. i particularly hope that you will share with us your lessons learned after working with the t.a.r.p. for over two years. what can our nation learned from this ugly experience and how can we prevent it from ever happening again? our second panel includes witnesses from the fdic, fha, and federal reserve. these offices played a critical role during the crisis, often coordinating with additional t.a.r.p. programs. i hope these witnesses will help us place t.a.r.p. in its proper place. finally, we will be joined by four of the country's leading economists, who bring exceptional credentials to scrutinizing t.a.r.p. and it's a fax. i look for to hear your views. all of our with this testimony will provide material support for the oversight hearing. the report will be issued to congress and the public later this month. before we proceed, i would like to hear from my colleagues. >> thank you, senator coughlin. welcome to our distinguished witnesses. although the congressional budget office has recently estimated the cost of t.a.r.p. is down only to $25 billion, such metrics should not
particularly hope you will share with us your lessons learned from more than two years of work on the tarp. if you created it today, what would you have done differently? what can our nation learned from this ugly experience and how can we prevent it from ever happening again? our second panel includes witnesses from fdic and the federal reserve. i hope these witnesses will help us placed tarp in its proper context. finally, we will be joined by four of this country's leading economists who will bring decades of experience and exceptional credentials. i look forward to hearing their expert views on the crisis and its enduring impact. all of our witnesses testimony will provide material support for the 30th and final oversight hearings. the report, which will be issued to congress and the public later this month. i would like to hear from my colleagues. >> thank you, senator kaufman. although the congressional budget office recently estimated that the necessity cost to tarp was only down to $25 billion, such metrics should not serve as a sole the termination of the success or failure of the
boundaries. and did not necessary -- not necessarily on strict boundaries between them. >> can you give us one example of a non overseas issue that has been discussed? >> we discussed terrorism strategy's in the capsule. that would be top on the list. the threat of international terrorism is one of the top identified in the strategy. >> the balance between domestic or international issues is driven by external events but also intelligence we get from the heads of the agency. for example, we might look at depending on the information how assets might be moved into anti- terrorist space or training depending on what the boundaries are between the intelligence we are getting. that is one of the areas where having everybody around the table, able to give a live feed, where we think we might be best required rather than waiting to react to events. >> i want to emphasize one thing he said. we speak frequently about counter-terrorism but it is also stretched out to intercommunal relations. the connections between those complex issues and international issues relates to countries where it matters
to make clear that is proportionate and right. to to a people with us, will have to make both the argument that it is wrong to stand aside and is in our national interest because we do not want this state on our borders. the point he makes about no ground troops and no occupying forces is vital. is there in the resolution. it is the reassurance that we can give to people that is not part of our aims, but part of what the u.n. wants or with the arab league wants, and not what the u.k. wants. it is absolutely right and people will be reassured by it. >> british prime minister david cameron felt it questions -- fills questions in parliament on wednesday mornings. this wednesday, you will see it at 8:00 a.m. eastern time live on c-span 2. next, road to the white house with herman cain. later, the pentagon briefing. at 11:00 p.m., q&a with catherine wild with the partnership for new york city. monday night on c-span 3, white house summit of bullying, featuring remarks from first lady michelle obama and president obama, who discusses his own experiences with bling as a child. >> we all remember
in washington d.c.. vote -- he will give us an update on the action there. that is the president's speech on libya monday night at 7:30 p.m. eastern live here on c- span and on c-span radio. >> our series of interviews with likely gop presidential candidates continue with rick santorum. we will talk with him about his political career, when he began thinking of running for president, and why, what issues he thinks will be important in the 2012 campaign, state rights and health care, and his views on abortion, church versus state, and catholicism. this is about 50 minutes. >> when did you decide to run for president. >> when i saw what was happening in washington, see, i could not sit on the sidelines anymore. i felt that i had to get out there and engage i was not a tea party guy, but i have some of the same motivations. this was a tipping point. if the government took over the health care system, america as we know it, as i was given it, as my grandfather who came to this country that place would no longer exists. so i just went out and started talking and working on campaigns and talkin
. in terms of taking the country with us, i think it is vital. we have a legal basis, the u.n., the world's governing body coming together to make sure that what we are doing is legal and right. i also said we have to make both the arguments that it is wrong to stand in silence and it is in our interest to act. we do not want this pariah state on our borders. the point he makes about no ground troops and occupying forces vital. it is there in the resolution. it is an assurance that is not part of our aim, it is not what the u.n. wants, it is not what britain wants. that is a limitation on our ability to act. people should be reassured by it. >> british prime minister david cameron fielded questions from the house of commons. it will air one hour later in usual due to the time difference between the u.s. and britain. you can see it 8:00 eastern live on c-span 2. next, rode to the white house. then a discussion on what is ahead for congress and the president. and then the former new hampshire senator and governor. monday night, a white house summit on bling featuring a report from president
that he uses to communicate. it is both the style and substance. he may say that he is not running for office, but if you put them in the presidential debates, -- him in the presidential debates, wow. host: let me share with you some of these comments that were focusing on some of the missteps of newt gingrich and mike huckabee. mike huckabee was going after obama, saying he grew up in kenya. of course, he grew up in indonesia. then there was the non- announcement from the gingrich -- newt gingrich. every single candidate will make a mistake from time to time, no matter how good you are. i have looked at iowa voters and new hampshire voters, who are very different. language plays differently in those two. they're looking for someone who says what they mean and means what they say. i am using these words and a very measured way. i want to provide you with the exact language that the american people want to hear. the democratic line will not like the republican words. the republican line will not let the democratic words. "mean what you say" is the most important phrase for any presi
have extended to our family. we feel we are one of you today. thank you. thank you for welcoming us. [applause] >> we talked a lot already this morning about your great state model, live free or die, and it causes me to think about the motto of the state of west virginia -- "death to tyrants." you get this, these state mottos. we have been pretty proud in minnesota. we're known as the gopher state. we're proud of that. actually, our state motto is the star of the north, and we're proud of that. there is nothing like live free or die, as long as there is no criminal intent. it is a great motto. another thing i like about new hampshire is the quality of the people and the kind of people. you are considered stoic, independent, blunt-speaking people. i fancy myself one of you. so i hope we can get along together. i feel the same way about that. last sunday morning i was on a show called "meet the press." maybe some of you have seen that show. on "meet the press" last week i said obama care, and again, this is the legislation that is already impacting our health insurance policies. remem
to discuss the future of the public transit system. that is live at 9:00 a.m. eastern on c-span 2. u.s. representative michelle backman traveled to new hampshire this weekend to speak at a fund raising brunch hosted by the state's republican party. this was her first political trip to the state this year which hosts the first of the nation presidential primary. in her remarks she criticizes the new health care law and the obama administration's economic policies. she says she will decide by early summer whether to pursue the 2012 presidential nomination. this is just over 40 minutes. [applause] >> thank you. >> you lovers of liberty unite. three of our five biological children are here today. our brother, his wife, our three nieces and nephews. we thank you for the warm welcome you have extended to our family. we feel we are one of you today. thank you. thank you for welcoming us. [applause] >> we talked a lot already this morning about your great state model, live free or die, and it causes me to think about the motto of the state of west virginia -- "death to tyrants." you get this,
that. host: the chair of the nuclear regulatory commission, thank you for being with us. >> president obama continues his trip to latin america. tomorrow, he isn't santiago, chilly, with a speech. -- he is in santiago, chilly. -- chile. today on "road to the white house," an interview on why someone is likely to enter the gop race. this is about 45 minutes. >> why are you thinking about running for president? >> i am thinking about running for president for several reasons. reasons. my parents were able to achieve their dreams. they wanted to own a house and turn it into a home. my parents just could not afford to buy an entire home. that was one of their dreams, and they achieved that. in input -- they wanted to see their two sons get a better their two sons get a better start in life and did. life and did. i graduated from morehouse college in 1967, and my brother, he eventually graduated from morris brown college, so we were able to achieve our american dream based on our own individual aspirations and determination. and for my grand kids, i do not believe they're going to have tha
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